News for Procurement
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
General Electric moves to migrate industrial data to cloud base platforms
GE has moved to introduce a new cloud platform to host data focused on industrial tasks, the new cloud based platform is designed to facilitate the maintenance of equipment and industrial processes through cloud data management and specialist recruitment.
Monday, June 17, 2013
Indian investment fuelled by foreign loans
A recent series of takeovers by Indian firms of foreign businesses has been fuelled by the availability of cheap loans from international banks.
Friday, June 14, 2013
MoD move to expand procurement services
The Ministry of Defence have undertaken the largest recruitment drive in the department’s history, with a target of 180 new staff to increase purchasing roles throughout varying different levels of seniority.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Ofgem calls for competition measures to be enforced on energy giants
Ofgem, the energy in watchdog has called for new measures to be brought into place in order to reduce the stranglehold that the 6 main UK energy suppliers have over the market.
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Welsh schools move forwards with digital learning
Wales has moved to develop collaborative learning approaches within the education system and is now in the process of releasing a online educational portal.
Norfolk County Council moves to find supplier for £100m million cloud framework
Norfolk County Council has tendered a new IT cloud framework, in a contract valued at potentially more than £100 million over a seven year period, with the option for a two year extension.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Alibaba Group set to build $48 billion logistics network in China
Internet business giant Alibaba Group has revealed that it has commenced work on a ‘smart’ logistics network, in a five to eight year project, that is expected to cost as much as $48 billion.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Genesys acquires SoundBite for $100 million
Contact centre provider Genesys have paid $5 per share for application provider SoundBite Communications, in a deal worth around $100.4 million.
UK economy ‘improving’ according to European Central Bank as German growth shrinks
The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi, has said that they’re “encouraging signs of tangible improvements”, within the UK economy.